Film Events

Quake Heroes Expo @ Cal State Northridge

Saturday, February 3, 2024 - 10:00am to 3:30pm

Quake Heros Expo Sign

CSUN faculty, staff, and students are invited to a special “Quake Heroes Expo” on Saturday, February 3, at CSUN in the University Student Union (Northridge Center), to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake. The Expo is organized in partnership with the University, City of Los Angeles Councilman John Lee, the City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department, the Statewide California Earthquake Center, and many others.  It will feature three screenings of Quake Heroes, a new motivational documentary that blends Hollywood storytelling with real-life heroism of neighbors and first responders after the Northridge earthquake. In addition, attendees will be able to visit booths for each of the “Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety” where they can learn life-saving skills, sign up for alerts and trainings, purchase discounted emergency supplies, ride in an earthquake simulator, and more!  To learn more, view a trailer for the film, and register to attend visit EarthquakeCountry.org/csunexpo. Read more

Matador Summer Celebration

Thursday, June 29, 2023 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Matador Summer Celebration icon

Join us on Thursday, June 29, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., for an exclusive event in celebration of your decision to attend CSUN followed by an outdoor screening of “Top Gun: Maverick.” Learn more

Film Screening: La Manplesa: An uprising remembered

Monday, October 17, 2022 - 2:00pm

La Manplesa: An uprising remembered

Through testimony, song, poetry, and street theatre, La Manplesa: An uprising remembered, weaves together the collective memory of one of D.C.'s first barrios and dives into the roots of the '91 rebellion after the police shooting of Daniel Gomez, a young man from El Salvador. Read more

Film Screening: Out of State

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

Out of State Lede

Out of State is a feature documentary chronicling the experience of Native Hawaiian inmates shipped to a private prison in Arizona. But once on the outside, they struggle with life's hurdles and wonder if it's possible to ever go home again. Read more

Film Screening and Panel Discussion: NASRIN

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 4:00pm

Nasrin Sotoudeh

NASRIN is an immersive portrait of attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh, one of the world’s most prominent human rights activists and political prisoners. Nasrin has long fought for the rights of women, children, LGBT prisoners, religious and ethnic minorities, journalists and artists, and those facing the death penalty. She was arrested in June 2018 for representing women who were protesting Iran’s mandatory hijab law, and she was sentenced to 38 years in prison, plus 148 lashes (12 years of which she must serve). Read more